It was wonderful to be back doing in-person library events again after TWO YEARS! I was touched to see lots of familiar faces and it’s always fantastic to meet new families, too. Thanks to Torquay library and Newton Abbot library for hosting these Time To Move South For Winter events. We made butterflies from milk bottles, migration mobiles and recreated some of Jenny’s beautiful artwork with pastels and black card!Continue reading
At this time of year the Arctic terns are preparing to move south for winter. It’s also the time that book bloggers have taken to Instagram to share reviews of our beautiful new picture book.
It’s the Time to Move South for Winter Bookstagram Tour!Continue reading
As a family we’ve been attending Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival for several years. So it was extremely exciting to be asked to perform in this year’s line up!Continue reading
It was an absolute honour to be invited to St Ives Infant and Nursery School to officially open the Butterfly Library! What an inspiring space for children to discover a love of reading. I’m sure the new books will take everyone on many exciting, funny and heartfelt adventures.Continue reading
At this time of year, the Arctic terns will be readying for their annual migration south. And things have been busy here, too!
On September 2nd, Time to Move South for Winter was officially published with Nosy Crow, illustrated by my hugely talented co-creator, Jenny Løvlie. I’ve been a fan of Jenny’s work for a while. She is the illustrator of The Girls/The Boys (written by Lauren Ace) and the Kitty series (written by Paula Harrison.) You can find out more about Jenny’s work here.
“Over the cold, mirrored waters of the Arctic, a tiny tern sets off on the world’s longest animal migration. On her way, she passes humpback whales, caribou, Canada geese, leatherback turtles and monarch butterflies, each on their own incredible journey south for winter.”Continue reading